The Program focuses on the genetic improvement of the eight most important grain legume food crops of the developing world. Explore these crops and their importance to the poor

Flagship Projects

The R4D of Grain Legumes is implemented through eight innovative Flagship Projects each addressing eight Product Lines. The eight Flagship Projects include:
  • Managing productivity
  • Trait determination
  • Trait deployment
  • Seed systems, post-harvest processing, markets and nutrition
  • Capacity building and partnerships
  • Knowledge, impacts, priorities, and gender organisation
  • Tools and platforms for genotyping and bioinformatics